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STAFF EDITORIAL: Masked up; Let down

Editorial Board September 13, 2021
We want more transparency from Vanderbilt about COVID-19 prevalence and protocols.
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122 Vanderbilt community members test positive from Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Mae Monette, Staff Writer September 8, 2021
Amidst a rise in positive COVID-19 cases, the university released a public dashboard, revamped their testing program and added regulations to large gatherings.
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Vanderbilt reinstalls outdoor tents for dining and gathering

Ekta Anand September 3, 2021
This fall, students, faculty and staff will have an outdoor alternative for various campus activities including dining and studying.
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UPDATED: Nine students awaiting COVID-19 test results sent to Hayes Street Hotel to quarantine

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor September 2, 2021
Vanderbilt reserved 17 rooms for two weeks to be used as quarantine housing, per a hotel employee.
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Students report being unable to obtain rapid COVID-19 tests

Katherine Oung, Staff Writer September 2, 2021
Amid reports of professors and students testing positive for COVID-19 and having to quarantine, some classes have moved online temporarily and Student Health allegedly ran out of rapid tests.
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UPDATED: Dining halls decrease to 50 percent capacity

Rachael Perrotta, News Editor August 30, 2021
Compostable products will be used in dining halls instead of metal and plastic items.
Jessica Barker masked in the newsroom in Sarratt

Letter from the Editor: Next to normalcy

Jessica M. Barker, Editor in Chief August 29, 2021
We can never go back to the way things were before, but we can always hope to be better in a “new normal.”
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Blair School of Music announces COVID-19 protocols for musicians

Jonathan Liu, Deputy News Editor August 25, 2021
Changes involve masking and distancing requirements for large ensembles, small ensembles and opera.
The Exit/In on Elliston Place is one of many Nashville venues to adopt new safety policies. (Photo submitted by Tori Bishop)

#Keep615Live: Nashville music venues to require proof of vaccination

Andrew Kolondra Jr., Life Editor August 17, 2021
Nashville music venues, including Exit/In and the Basement, announce new COVID-19 safety protocols regarding vaccinations, negative tests and mask-wearing policies for the fall 2021 concert season.
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Vanderbilt reinstates universal indoor mask mandate

Charlotte Mauger, Managing Editor August 12, 2021
In light of the delta variant and regional vaccination rates, masks will be required indoors for all, regardless of vaccination status, unless individuals can remain socially distanced or are in their dorm.
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Tennessee Department of Health resumes vaccination outreach to minors

Sally Johnson and Katherine Oung August 2, 2021
A July 12 policy prohibiting sending vaccine reminders to minors and holding school-wide vaccination events was overturned on July 23.
Picture of student life center where the GEO is housed.

GEO to resume Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 study abroad programs

Jonathan Liu, Deputy News Editor July 20, 2021
Thirteen Fall 2021 programs will take place across eight countries, including a new opportunity at Yonsei University in South Korea. Regarding Spring 2022 opportunities, students can choose from approximately 50 programs in 25 countries.
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